Calvin Johnson is undoubtedly one of the best wide receivers in football.
Saturday, he was celebrated, officially, as one of the best two wide receivers in the game. The Lions veteran was named to the NFL's All-Pro team.
After setting a new league record for receiving yards in a season, there should be little surprise to see Johnson's name on the distinctive list. Yet, of the 50 votes, one ballot didn't have his name on it.
NFL television analyst Tim Ryan, who played for the Chicago Bears from 1990-94, was the sole voter to leave Johnson off his list, the Associated Press told Pro Football Talk.
Ryan worked as a Fox Sports analyst for three Lions games this season, but as PFT points out, Johnson averaged only 93 yards per game in those games.
Each voter chooses two wide receivers, which means Ryan believes there were two players at the position better than the Lions star this season.
Regardless, the selection is the second consecutive All-Pro honor for Johnson.
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